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More stories about San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

  • 3rd Party Oversite

    Pattinson is president of Barratt American, in Carlsbad, Calif., and the immediate past president of the California Building Industry Association. He's also the man who led the fight to give builders in the Golden State the absolute right to repair.

  • Products

    Cordless impact wrench, wall lift, cold-weather caulk, nonstick shovel, flexible duct, long-tail T-shirt, mini brake

  • Products

    Floor joist patch kits; saws with lights, dust controls, deeper cuts; decorative vinyl windows; gutter cleaning; more

  • What's New in Exterior Doors

    Fiberglass, composite, and a few new options have expanded the choices of entry doors beyond steel and wood.

  • By Design: Designing Overhangs with the Sun in Mind

    Roof overhangs for light and shade

  • Letters

    California verdict is “aasinine”; immigration laws should be enforced; keep the visual integrity of old houses; more

  • Roofing With Concrete Tile

    An experienced roofing contractor describes the details that make for a long-lasting, leak-free concrete tile roof.

  • Notebook

    Teardowns becoming a trend; window problems in high altitudes; curved logs making it through the mills; prefab housing update; women in the trades; more

  • By Design: Fitting the Garage on a Narrow Lot

    Fitting a rear garage on a narrow lot

  • Products

    Rotting wood repair kit, removable concrete anchor, neck strap for safety glasses, hand cleaner towels, new slide dimmer switch, tough polycarbonate glazing panels